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Authorities arrest Dallas-area gun trafficker who used license to carry to skirt background checks

The Department of Justice says the weapons illegally sold by Demontre Antwon Hackworth, 31, were later used in over a dozen crimes, including the killing of a 21-year-old Black transgender woman.

Hundreds of handguns and rifles for sale at McBride’s Gun’s in Central Austin on April 20, 2021.

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